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robscool

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Here's my Grainfather Brew Rig. Wanted something on wheels so I could use it in the kitchen when it's too cold to brew in the garage. Holds all the gear needed for a brew day. I wanted all-electric, so I'm using an induction cook top to heat my sparge water.

Built with pine and black iron pipe. Stained dark and covered in 3 coats of wax. I'm pleased with how it turned out.
 

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Big thanks to all on this forum who posted their builds, I got a lot of good ideas, most of which was to keep it simple. I’m about 75% done with mine and after doing a test batch earlier this week, I think I’ll be ready for Big Brew this weekend. Made a little time lapse/montage video of construction.
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Years of cobbling stuff together. Next to the CF chiller is the O2 stone and cast thermometer. Small green bottle on lower right of frame is a Flight Attendant Oxygen bottle from a DC-9 that my company doesn't fly anymore. Salvaged a few of those (full!).
 

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I did see yours while browsing, but it was a different one I am thinking. I will do some searching to make sure that I give credit where credit is due.
 

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I believe that the one I was most closely basing it off off was from fxdrider
 
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Sorry, I wasn’t looking for credit. In fact, I was inspired to build mine because I saw one similar. I was thinking when I wrote my post that the design is pretty common. Everybody builds it to suit their own, but it’s still the same basic design. It works great. Mine is now over 10 years old. I have over 100 batches recorded, and I have no idea how many unrecorded batches. I’m sure yours will serve you for a long time too.
 

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Here is old faithful. 1 bbl stout set up with herms. Gas fired and works awesome. Hopefully upgrading to semi automated controls.
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Quick question, did you install that drain with grate in the cement floor? Looks like you might have that draining into that sump hole to the right, can you describe this set up?

I'm building up a brewery in my garage, but it's in the rear corner and haven't yet figured out what to do with the inevitable spillage and mess I am sure to create. This looks like a possible solution for me. Thanks in advance, and great looking set up you've got there!
 

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Quick question, did you install that drain with grate in the cement floor? Looks like you might have that draining into that sump hole to the right, can you describe this set up?

I'm building up a brewery in my garage, but it's in the rear corner and haven't yet figured out what to do with the inevitable spillage and mess I am sure to create. This looks like a possible solution for me. Thanks in advance, and great looking set up you've got there!

Yes. Two pieces of drainage tube from home depot and goes right to a sump pump with floats. Makes life so much easier.
 

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Yes. Two pieces of drainage tube from home depot and goes right to a sump pump with floats. Makes life so much easier.
So you got a saw to cut the lines clean, I'll assume. Then jack hammer it clear? Where did you source that floor grate?

Yep, that's a nice job. That's where I'm headed with this, thanks for the tip!
 

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